Blockchain technology - understanding its application in humanitarian supply chains

SAAD, Sameh, MAINA, Jemimah, PERERA, Terrence and BAHADORI, Ramin (2022). Blockchain technology - understanding its application in humanitarian supply chains. In: SHAFIK, Mahmoud and CASE, Keith, (eds.) Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXV. Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering, 25 . IOS, 385-391.

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This paper provides a holistic view of blockchain technology promises in humanitarian operations. Blockchain provides most value in the areas of trust, transparency, and visibility, yet it’s still unregulated and its technical complexities compounded with a lack of knowledge, technical skills and training pose stringent challenges in its application. Our review offers valuable and unique insight for academic and supply chain practitioners on the extant status and its potential areas of application in humanitarian settings while laying a firm foundation for further research.

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Page Range: 385-391
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
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Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2022 11:32
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2023 09:15

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